Monthly Archives: November 2015

Gavels n Paddles: Andrew Wyeth painting, $138,000, Thomaston Place

Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World by Ken Hall A watercolor and ink on paper by the renowned American artist Andrew Wyeth (1917-2009), titled Bert’s Cabin, sold for $138,000 at a Summer Fine Art & Antique Auction held Aug. 29-30 by Thomaston Place Auction Galleries in Thomaston, Me. Also, an oil on canvas […]

Only-known one sheet for Tarzan the Ape Man at Heritage Auctions, November 21-22

Nov. 21-22 Vintage Movie Posters Auction offers extensive animation collection; Casablanca rarity DALLAS – The only known Style D one sheet for MGM’s 1932 classic Tarzan the Ape Man, notable for accurately depicting star Johnny Weissmuller as he actually appears in the film, is estimated to sell for $40,000 to $80,000 in Heritage Auctions next […]

What's Selling on eBay: November 2015

What's Selling on ebay: November 2015

by Deborah Abernethy and Mike McLeod $5,101 (19 bids, 13 bidders): Antique Folding Mining/Miner’s Candle Holder Lamp, AETNA POWDER CO. This is a wonderful, nickel-plated original, antique, folding miner’s/mining candleholder/lamp, made by Aetna Powder Company, Chicago, IL. It measures approximately 6.25 inches when fully opened up. It is nice and tight, opening and closing easily. […]

Gavels n Paddles: Berks County dower chest, $159,000, Skinner Auction

Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World by Ken Hall A late 18th century paint-decorated Berks County (Pa.) dower chest sold for $159,000 at a sale of the collection of Ellie Hoover Walker held Aug. 9 by Skinner Auctions in Marlborough, Mass. Also, a paint-decorated Federal two-drawer stand, made circa 1820-1830 in Norway, Maine, […]

On the Road to… Georgia

On the Road to... Georgia

Georgia, the Peach State, has a rich and sweeping history that spans almost three centuries and many important events. Named for King George II of England, Georgia is known for peanuts, pecans, peaches and antiques. SHOWS 12th Semi-Annual Braselton Antique & Holiday Festival October 23-25 Downtown Braselton, GA 120 booths. Free admission, good food and […]

Hall of Fame third baseman Brooks Robinson to sell his personal collection through Heritage Auctions to benefit his charitable foundation

Two Baltimore Orioles World Championship rings, 1964 American League MVP award, 16 Gold Gloves and much more anchor The Brooks Robinson Collection at DALLAS – Hall of Famer Brooks Robinson, a Baltimore Oriole for all 23 years of his storied career and the player considered by many the greatest third-baseman to ever play the […]

The 2015 annual Bucks County Antiques Dealers Association show, November 14 & 15

The Bucks County Antiques Dealers Association proudly presents the 69th annual Antiques Show on November 14 and 15. The event is at the Eagle Fire Hall on Rt. 202 & Sugan Road in New Hope, PA.  The times are Saturday, 10AM to 5PM and Sunday, 11AM to 4PM. Admission fee is $6.00 or $5.00 with […]

Publisher's Corner: November 2015

Maxine Carter-Lome - Publisher

Welcome to the Month of November Every November we go to the polls to exercise our constitutional right to affirm, adjust, or repeal the people, parties, and ideals that define our democracy and protect our individual rights. For collectors of political and presidential memorabilia, the history of our democracy can be found in everything from […]

Gavels n Paddles: Vince Lombardi sweater, $17,250, Philip Weiss

Results of Recent Auctions From Around the World by Ken Hall A Sand Knit sweater (size 46 green, gold and white), worn by Green Bay Packers coaching legend Vince Lombardi sold for $17,250 at an auction held Sept. 10 by Philip Weiss Auctions in Lynbrook, N.Y. Also, three original Peanuts comic strips from the 1960s […]